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Nostalgia Draws Customers to Clawson’s Scoop Vintage

Here’s the scoop on downtown Clawson’s Scoop Vintage: It’s a nostalgic place where an array of items from bygone eras can easily hook customers.

In the case of Birmingham’s Kim Simon and her mom, Leslie Darga of Royal Oak, they were so impressed with what they saw in the 1,000 square-foot store on 14 Mile that they left with $100 worth of purchases and intended to tell friends and family members about it.

“It’s well organized. Everything’s laid out nicely,” Simon said. “It’s not too overpacked. Some (stores) are too big and overpacked.”

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Lunch with Santa

The GFWC Clawson Women’s Club will once again host Lunch With Santa on Dec. 14 at Hunter Community Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Hunter Community Center. The cost includes lunch, a visit with Santa and a small gift. Get your tickets early for some fun—and don’t forget your camera for some great pictures.

Community Food Bank

If you’re in need of food, the Clawson Community Food Bank is open the third Monday of every month. You can pick up food bags from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Grace Apostolic Church, 700 E. Elmwood Avenue.

If you’re looking for a way to help locally, food donation boxes are in city buildings and local businesses. The food bank needs boxed dinners, cereal, canned fruits and veggies, canned soup, pasta and sauce, tuna, instant oatmeal, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, jelly, rice, stuffing, crackers and juice boxes.

Call 248-435-4500 or 248-736-6320 for more information.

Police Toy Drive

It’s the last week to help the Clawson Police Department fill a cruiser with toys for less fortunate children. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 12. The police are looking to fill two cruisers this year for Clawson children.

Rebecca Calappi

Rebecca Calappi

City News Editor

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